ICYMI: Using all the Million Cat Challenge initiatives to maximize feline lifesaving [WEBINAR]

January 17, 2017

What real-world difference can the initiatives of the Million Cat Challenge make in an animal shelter? In a free 2016 webinar from the Million Cat Challenge and Maddie’s Fund, Dr. Cristie Kamiya of Humane Society Silicon Valley gave an overview of how implementing those initiatives has grown their life-saving capacity for cats. “One Shelter’s Journey […]

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Webinar: How your animal shelter can save cats by helping people

January 9, 2017

How would you like to increase the number of cats whose lives your animal shelter saves by 70 percent or more? That’s what the Capital Area Humane Society in Hilliard, Ohio, did, by implementing a number of innovative programs that allowed each cat in need of help to receive the exact services that individual cat […]

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The past, present, and future of making every cat count

January 4, 2017

As 2017 begins, shelters taking part in the Million Cat Challenge will start reporting their cat intake and outcome data for 2016 and will set their cat lifesaving goals for the coming year. It’s an exciting time here at Million Cat HQ, as each new data entry arrives like a gift-wrapped commitment to save more […]

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Dear Santa: Bring portals for shelter cats!

December 21, 2016

‘Tis the season for low cat inventory in most shelters. What could be more festive than taking this opportunity to upgrade your cat housing with portals? Putting portals into cat cages has been an important step in implementing capacity for care strategies in animal shelters. Somewhat magically, this doesn’t reduce the number of cats your […]

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The lost-cat conundrum

December 15, 2016

For decades, one of the important functions of shelters has been to reunite lost animals with their owners. After all, we want to preserve the human-animal bond whenever we can, and what better way to do that than to simply return a lost pet to its loving family? Many shelter operations have been designed with […]

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Sheriff, community come together to save Brevard County’s pets

December 8, 2016

Sheriff, community come together to save Brevard County’s pets What do you think of when you imagine law enforcement running an animal shelter? If you imagine increased lifesaving, innovative programs, an updated shelter, and a community united to keep animals in their homes and get them adopted if that’s not possible, then one of the […]

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